Blog: Janet Reitman's 'Inside Scientology' - 2011-07-03
Janet Reitman spent five years researching and writing Inside Scientology: it was worth the wait.
For years, journalists had been warned that the subject of Scientology was off-limits in interviews with Tom Cruise: then, suddenly, you couldn't shut him up about it.
He scolded actress Brooke Shields for taking medication to tackle her post-natal depression. He enjoined NBC newsman Matt Lauer not to be glib about psychiatric drugs. And generally, he acted like he had the answer to the world's problems.